# Congruent meaning

In agreement; corresponding; harmonious.

adjective

The definition of congruent is something that agrees with or is in harmony with another.

An example of congruent is two people sharing a similar opinion about something.

adjective

Of figures, having identical shape and size.

adjective

Relating to geometric figures that have the same size and shape. Two triangles are congruent, for example, if their sides are of the same length and their internal angles are of the same measure.

Corresponding; congruous.

adjective

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Coinciding exactly when superimposed.

Congruent triangles.

adjective

Of or relating to two numbers that have the same remainder when divided by a third number. For example, 11 and 26 are congruent when the modulus is 5.

adjective

In congruence.

*Congruent* numbers.

adjective

Having the same measure.

adjective

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### Origin of congruent

Middle English

*from*Latin*congruēns**congruent-**present participle of**congruere**to agree*